Consuelo F Ramirez
September 21, 1930 - February 25, 2018
Mass of Christian Burial for Consuelo Ramirez, 87, of Midland, Texas will be celebrated Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Iglesia de San Jose with Reverend Ramon Molina, pastor, as celebrant. A Prayer Vigil will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Parkside Chapel. Mrs. Ramirez passed away Sunday, February 25, 2018.
Consuelo Fernandez was born September 21, 1930 in Midland, Texas to Eulalio and Severa Sanchez Fernandez. She was raised in Midland where she met the love of her life Antonio L. Ramirez and married on Feb 24, 1947. They lived in several places during their 31 years of marriage and established themselves in Hereford in 1968 where they finished raising their 9 children. She was a major part of her husbands’ business taking care of all financial affairs for Ramirez Cement Const. for many years. On Jan. 23 1977 her husband was called to be with the Lord. She not only had the role of a mother which she was excellent at, but the role of a father for the younger children.
Her joy was to have all her family together. These gatherings consisted of games food love and hugs, music, singing and lots of dancing. She was an excellent homemaker her specialty was cooking for family and friends. She was known for her infamous tamales. We all knew if she had made them or not. You also knew that you would not leave her home on an empty stomach even if just her famous refried beans, homemade tortillas and chile.
Waiting for her in heaven are her husband Antonio (49) her sons: Jesus (3) & George (52) her daughter Elva (43) and 2 grandchildren Little Ed (1) and Marty Blea Jr (17).
Her surviving children are 5 sons, Ismael Ramirez and wife Maria, Ruben Ramirez and wife Sylvia both of Hereford, Rudy Ramirez of Amarillo, Nick Ramirez and wife Sylvia of Andrews and last and definitely not least her baby Antonio Ramirez Jr. of Midland; 2 daughters, Ellie Mae Gutierrez and Angie Blea and husband Marty both of Midland; These children brought her even more happiness with 32 grandchildren, 63 great grandchildren and 10 great great-grandchildren.
She was the backbone of this family. Her heart and her doors were always open to her family. Her assets were those of strength and love. Her focus and goal were to keep unity in our family. Even in the mist of her pain, she gathered all the strength she had left and gathered her children and grandchildren and advised us for our futures. To look upon God to guide us through life and focus and serve him always. She demonstrated the love she had for each one of us and instructed us to live a life of peace especially peace and unity among us. Advising us that life is too short and to always love and learn to forgive each other. She gave thanks to Our Lord for giving her all these years of life and mostly for the greatest blessing which were “HER CHILDREN.” Her mission here on earth was fulfilled and she was at peace.
She will greatly be missed and she will always be loved and remembered, but we know she is now in a better place without any pain and rejoicing with the Lord.